Thai police: More than 30 killed in childcare center attack

BANGKOK (AP) — More than 30 people, primarily children, were killed Thursday when a gunman opened fire in a childcare center in northeastern Thailand, authorities said. Font Maj. Gen. Achayon Kraithong said the shooting occurred early in the afternoon in the center in the town of Nongbua Lamphu. He said the attacker killed 30 people … Read more

Police: 5 California killings may be work of serial killer

1 of 3 In this undated surveillance image released by the Stockton Police Department, a grainy still image of a “person of interest,” dressed all in black and wearing a black cap, who appeared in videos from several of the homicide crime scenes in Stockton. Ballistics tests have linked the fatal shootings of six men … Read more

Migrant-death suspect ran detention center accused of abuse

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One of two Texas brothers who authorities say opened fire on a group of migrants getting water near the US-Mexico border, killing one and injuring another, was warden at a detention facility with a history of abuse allegations. The shooting happened Tuesday in rural Hudspeth County about 90 miles (145 kilometers) … Read more

Mayor: 5 shot dead in Central Texas neighborhood

McGREGOR, Texas — Five people were shot dead in a Central Texas residential neighborhood Thursday, officials said. The incident happened at about 7:30 am Thursday morning in McGregor, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) southwest of Waco. An armed man shot at police officers who arrived at the scene, McGregor Mayor Jimmy Hering told KCEN-TV. Officers … Read more

4 people shot in Harrisburg

Officials in Harrisburg say four adults were shot at an after hours party early Sunday morning.The shooting happened just down the street from a local popular bar.It occurred in the 2300 block of Woodlawn Street around 5 am Local neighbors and business owners tell WGAL that it is not uncommon for shootings to happen in … Read more

Alabama execution called off for time and medical concerns

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama officials called off the Thursday lethal injection of a man convicted in a 1999 workplace shooting because of time concerns and trouble accessing the inmate’s veins. Alabama Corrections Commissioner John Hamm said prison officials called off the execution after they determined inmate Arthur Miller’s “veins could not be accessed in … Read more

US Supreme Court says Alabama can carry out execution

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A divided US Supreme Court said Alabama can proceed Thursday night with the lethal injection of an inmate convicted in a 1999 workplace shooting, vacating two lower court rulings that sided with the condemned man and his request for a different method of execution. The 5-4 decision reversed rulings by the … Read more